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Unlocked Canadian iPhone 4 reviewed

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

We’re happy to report that so far, we’ve not seen the iPhone 4 signal bars go down during normal use. We did squeeze the bejesus out of it just to see if we could replicate the attenuation and we did manage to bring down two bars, but we were squeezing it with unnatural force.

Identi.ca, Canadian Twitter Competitor

By Tim Teatro

Identica simply has more features than Twitter and a public stream. With Twitter, if you have no followers, no one can hear you scream. With Identica, there are thousands of people watching the public stream, so if you say enough interesting things, someone will start following you.

Wind Mobile, Mobilicity challenge Rogers budget prepaid brand ‘Chatr’

Text and photo by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Wind Mobile, together with Mobilicity and Public Mobile are new entrants in the wireless game and have been trying to compete with the big three by offering more affordable handsets and prepaid plans. Rogers Wireless also owns Fido and Chatr will be its third wireless cellular company.

Can Social Media Cure Toronto’s Apathy?

by Lee Rickwood
Toronto should be the perfect city for it – after all, we have the most Facebook members, right?

But can social media cure political apathy? A newly-launched website is designed to do just that, and it’s called VO4TO. Say it fast and often enough, it sounds like a road to Rome.

Virgin Mobile’s HTC Legend: The unibody Android

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

An added plus is that the HTC Legend runs on the sweet looking Sense UI that offers up widgets and updates for news, weather and social media all atop of the Android OS. These widgets are intuitive, non-obtrusive and stylishly render as much information on the screen without looking too busy.

Apple Expo Canada 2010: Solutions for a growing tech market

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Apple is no longer a niche player in the business, it is now a market leader that has seen unparalleled success even in a down economy. Apple, whose market value of $222.1 billion surpassed even that of Microsoft last May.

iPhone 4 comes to Canada on July 30, bumper included

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
iPhone 4 has sold three million units since its June release and is considered by Apple as its most successful product. Jobs stressed that since the reports of problems with the iPhone 4 came out, Apple has “been working our butts off,” to rectify the situation.

Adobe Lightroom 3: Power and simplicity for photographers

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Lightroom is divided into Library, Develop, Slideshow, Print and Web which cover everything you’d want to do with your digital photos. Most of the functions are clearly visible onscreen without the need to go digging through menus, which is great if you want to figure things out on your own.